SENIOR TRAVEL TIPS – DUBAI
If you are a senior citizen and are planning a trip to the beautiful and vibrant city Dubai, there are a few things to take into consideration. Things like comfort, proper accommodation, and transport are some of the few things you need to look into before leaving home.
Ideal Season to visit
Dubai has a very hot climate, the summer months from June to August can get really hot, about 40° C. However, there are a few months when the temperature is better; December to March is a good time to visit Dubai.
Transportation from airport to your destination hotel is very easy in Dubai. There are a number of buses and taxis available for your help. If you need to rent a car, parking area is available to facilitate your complete journey. The airport also has facilities for travelers with disabilities.
Getting right accommodation in Dubai is not a big problem. You can get the best deal in hotels ranging from luxurious to cheap. If you are looking for some sharing place to stay, you can choose for some dormitories that provides you facilities of breakfast, lunch as well as dinner. All the charges are included in the bill. You can get good discounts, enabling you to spend your money somewhere else. Several hotels allow travelers to book online. It is better to make reservations in advance so as to avoid disappointments.
Things to do
There are several things for senior citizens in Dubai. One of the best would be to take a ferry ride on the canal. The ride will be a great way to relax and view the city through the waterway, lunch or dinner will be provided onboard depending on when you take the ride. Rides during the evening and into the night will also include traditional dances and a buffet. You will also find it a pleasure to take a walk in the evenings through the many “Souks”, these are local markets and are a great place to shop. Visit the “Burj” the tallest building in the world located in Dubai.
Health and Safety
Make sure you read up on the latest health warnings before traveling to any destination. Medical services are available in Dubai, so you don’t have to worry about finding medical aid. Drink lots of water while out shopping or sightseeing, watch out for dehydration. With the hot weather, remember to keep yourself cool and enjoy your visit to Dubai.